THE HOUSTON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE (HMAAC) ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

HOUSTON, TEXAS – The Houston Museum of African American Culture’s  Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kheli R. Willetts as Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2016. The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Willetts will be an excellent steward of HMAAC’s mission and a leader and advocate for…

GREATER WARD A.M.E. CHURCH Historical Marker

  GREATER WARD AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (WARD CHAPEL, A.M.E. CHURCH UNTIL 1972; THEN GREATER WARD CHAPEL A.M.E. CHURCH, 1972-2007) IS THE OLDEST CONGREGATION OF ITS KIND IN THE ACRES HOMES COMMUNITY, LOCATED TEN MILES NORTH OF DOWNTOWN HOUSTON. WARD CHAPEL A.M.E. CHURCH WAS ORGANIZED IN FEBRUARY 1913 AND NAMED IN HONOR OF BISHOP THOMAS…